Preparing for retirement
It's easy to see what your retirement might look like. Just log in, answer a few questions and get a Retirement Profile to help you plan for the retirement you want.
New Retirement Timeline feature can help you track your personal retirement milestones.
How the Retirement Profile works
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Building a diversified income plan
Wondering how you’ll replace your income when you retire and if you’ll have enough to last for as long as you live? The resources below can help you start planning.
Replacing your salary
Learn how you can design an income plan with a balance of guaranteed income* and growth potential.
Choosing your options
Explore the different income options available with your TIAA retirement plan.
See how much lifetime income you can get from your retirement savings.
Explore financial and lifestyle topics in-depth
To help you hone your skills, we created these deep-dives on some key retirement topics.
See how people like you did it
We created profiles based on the experiences of real people to showcase different types of retirement considerations. Read our latest study that captures the thoughts and feelings of 1,000 people who are retiring within the next five years.
The long-term planners
Al & Sarah
Stable financial situation, conservative, long-term planners who are nearing retirement.
Conservative & semi-retired
Pam & John
Financially stable, conservative, long-term planners who are semi-retired.
Retired, financially limited, and a moderate risk taker.
The moderate risk taker
Retired, financially stable, moderate-aggressive risk taker.
Clara & Eduardo
Nearing retirement, financially stable, nervous about market volatility.
The aggressive risk takers
Frank & Pete
Nearing retirement, financially limited, aggressive risk takers.